Following the passage of the landmark Circular Economy and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2022 in July, the Minister of State for the Circular Economy is introducing an environmental levy on single-use cups for hot drinks to incentivise people to choose to
Minister Joe O’Brien welcomes the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Minister of State with responsibility for Social Inclusion, Joe O’Brien, yesterday welcomed the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The theme for 2022 is ‘Respecting the Dignity of all Humanity: End Persistent Poverty’. To mark the day,
Register Now for Dublin Climate Action Week Events!
Great news! Dublin Climate Action Week 2022 has been launched and registration is now open for a wide range of fantastic events. Below is a selection of just some of the many great events taking place from Monday, 12th September.
Event Programme for Dublin Climate Action Week launched!
Dublin Climate Action Week (#DCAW22) is back for 2022 and the event programme and online registration have been launched. A great range of events will be delivered throughout the week, which takes place across Dublin from 12th to 17th September. An overview of the
Landmark Circular Economy Act Signed into Law
This past week, the Landmark Circular Economy Act which was signed by the President became law. The Act defines the Circular Economy for the first time in Irish domestic law incentivises the use of reusable and recyclable alternatives to a
Final round of Consultation on Ireland’s Second SDG National Implementation Plan
The Department of Environment, Climate and Communications has launched the final round of consultation on the draft of Ireland’s Second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) National Implementation Plan. The consultation will be open for submission until Close of Business Tuesday 14